The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 144 146 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.87% 17.24% 22.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.29% 63.48% 59.12%
Number of salaries quoted 126 136 197
Average salary £39,250 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.60% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
214 230 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.01% 27.15% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 186 215 329
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Southampton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 194 (60.44%) .NET
2 162 (50.47%) C#
3 157 (48.91%) SQL
4 125 (38.94%) Windows
5 119 (37.07%) ASP.NET
6 115 (35.83%) Microsoft
7 114 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (34.27%) JavaScript
9 103 (32.09%) HTML
10 98 (30.53%) MVC
11 91 (28.35%) MS Excel
12 76 (23.68%) Degree
13 69 (21.50%) CSS
14 68 (21.18%) Software Engineering
15 62 (19.31%) Oracle
15 62 (19.31%) XML
16 59 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 53 (16.51%) T-SQL
18 51 (15.89%) Java
18 51 (15.89%) WCF
19 50 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 46 (14.33%) TDD
20 46 (14.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 43 (13.40%) .NET Framework
22 42 (13.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 40 (12.46%) Multithreading
23 40 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
23 40 (12.46%) Moq
23 40 (12.46%) Retail
24 39 (12.15%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (5.92%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.05%) IIS
3 11 (3.43%) NetWeaver
3 11 (3.43%) CMS
4 4 (1.25%) Node.js
5 3 (0.93%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (0.93%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 91 (28.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Tesseract
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.66%) TCP/IP
1 31 (9.66%) CTI
2 25 (7.79%) Network Security
3 19 (5.92%) Broadband
3 19 (5.92%) SAN
4 11 (3.43%) NAS
5 7 (2.18%) Firewall
5 7 (2.18%) HTTP
6 6 (1.87%) Internet
7 5 (1.56%) DNS
8 3 (0.93%) SSL
9 2 (0.62%) LAN
9 2 (0.62%) WAN
10 1 (0.31%) VPN
10 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 46 (14.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (13.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 40 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (12.15%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (7.48%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (2.80%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.80%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (2.18%) DTS
12 6 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (1.56%) OLAP
13 5 (1.56%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.25%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (1.25%) MySQL
14 4 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
16 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (12.46%) Moq
2 34 (10.59%) NUnit
3 32 (9.97%) Visual Studio
4 23 (7.17%) Eclipse
5 21 (6.54%) Git (software)
6 18 (5.61%) MSTest
7 17 (5.30%) Rhino Mocks
8 15 (4.67%) JIRA
9 14 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.87%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.56%) Subversion
11 5 (1.56%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.25%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.25%) JUnit
13 3 (0.93%) ERwin
14 1 (0.31%) Eclipse RCP
14 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (12.46%) Retail
2 23 (7.17%) Finance
3 8 (2.49%) Legal
4 6 (1.87%) Games
5 5 (1.56%) Local Government
6 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 192 (59.81%) Developer
2 64 (19.94%) .NET Developer
3 47 (14.64%) C# Developer
4 39 (12.15%) Software Developer
5 36 (11.21%) Senior Developer
6 31 (9.66%) DBA
7 29 (9.03%) Junior
8 26 (8.10%) Graduate
9 24 (7.48%) Web Developer
10 23 (7.17%) Java Developer
10 23 (7.17%) Graduate Developer
10 23 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (6.85%) Administrator
11 22 (6.85%) SQL DBA
11 22 (6.85%) Junior Developer
12 20 (6.23%) Applications Developer
13 19 (5.92%) Graduate Java Developer
13 19 (5.92%) Senior C# Developer
14 16 (4.98%) SQL Server DBA
15 15 (4.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (60.44%) .NET
2 119 (37.07%) ASP.NET
3 103 (32.09%) HTML
4 69 (21.50%) CSS
5 62 (19.31%) XML
6 59 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 51 (15.89%) WCF
8 43 (13.40%) .NET Framework
9 31 (9.66%) SOAP
10 29 (9.03%) WPF
11 26 (8.10%) REST
11 26 (8.10%) WinForms
12 25 (7.79%) jQuery
12 25 (7.79%) Web Services
13 24 (7.48%) AngularJS
14 22 (6.85%) Ajax
14 22 (6.85%) COM
15 20 (6.23%) Entity Framework
16 19 (5.92%) Spring
17 18 (5.61%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.41%) Client/Server
2 26 (8.10%) Clustering
3 20 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (5.61%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (4.67%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.05%) Replication
6 13 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.43%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.18%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.56%) User Experience
9 5 (1.56%) Statistics
9 5 (1.56%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.25%) Life Science
11 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.93%) EPoS
11 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.62%) NHS
12 2 (0.62%) Social Network
13 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 125 (38.94%) Windows
2 33 (10.28%) UNIX
3 20 (6.23%) Linux
4 14 (4.36%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.80%) Android
6 7 (2.18%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (30.53%) MVC
3 68 (21.18%) Software Engineering
4 46 (14.33%) TDD
5 40 (12.46%) Multithreading
6 37 (11.53%) Scrum
6 37 (11.53%) SDLC
7 33 (10.28%) Project Management
8 30 (9.35%) OOD
8 30 (9.35%) Performance Tuning
9 29 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (8.41%) Web Application Development
12 25 (7.79%) OO
13 23 (7.17%) Dependency Injection
14 22 (6.85%) ITIL
15 21 (6.54%) MVVM
16 20 (6.23%) Domain-Driven Design
17 18 (5.61%) E-Commerce
18 17 (5.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 162 (50.47%) C#
2 157 (48.91%) SQL
3 110 (34.27%) JavaScript
4 53 (16.51%) T-SQL
5 51 (15.89%) Java
6 34 (10.59%) C++
7 23 (7.17%) PHP
7 23 (7.17%) PowerShell
8 20 (6.23%) PL/SQL
9 16 (4.98%) VB.NET
10 15 (4.67%) VB
11 5 (1.56%) Python
12 4 (1.25%) Perl
13 2 (0.62%) C
14 1 (0.31%) PHP5
14 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (23.68%) Degree
2 14 (4.36%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.74%) ISEB
4 5 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.62%) MCSA
6 2 (0.62%) CCNA
7 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.28%) QA
2 14 (4.36%) SLA
3 8 (2.49%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.93%) HL7
5 2 (0.62%) WCAG
5 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (9.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.43%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.25%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 115 (35.83%) Microsoft
2 62 (19.31%) Oracle
3 10 (3.12%) VMware
4 9 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.18%) Citrix
5 7 (2.18%) SAP
6 6 (1.87%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.56%) Telerik
8 4 (1.25%) Capita
8 4 (1.25%) HP
8 4 (1.25%) Cisco
9 3 (0.93%) Cognos
9 3 (0.93%) Tableau
10 2 (0.62%) Facebook
10 2 (0.62%) Twitter
10 2 (0.62%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.31%) Acronis
11 1 (0.31%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus, training allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 10-15% Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, Health & Dental Care
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago